The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 36 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 31 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.73% 3.73% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 5.57% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.61% -10.66%
E-Commerce
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
595 413 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.69% 66.94% 72.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 245 175
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Average hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) Middleware
2 10 (25.64%) Asset Management
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.95%) Web Services
5 7 (17.95%) C#
5 7 (17.95%) Retail
6 6 (15.38%) HTML
6 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 6 (15.38%) Clustering
7 5 (12.82%) Finance
7 5 (12.82%) CSS
7 5 (12.82%) MySQL
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (10.26%) WCF
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle
8 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.26%) SOAP
8 4 (10.26%) ETL
8 4 (10.26%) PHP
8 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
8 4 (10.26%) Akamai
8 4 (10.26%) REST
8 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
8 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.69%) User Experience

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) SAS
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.56%) Drupal
1 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.13%) PowerPivot
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) VPN
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
1 3 (7.69%) Extranet
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
1 3 (7.69%) Junos
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) OSPF
2 2 (5.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) XMLUnit
2 1 (2.56%) Moq
2 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (17.95%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Architect
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Architect
6 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Digital Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) Middleware
3 7 (17.95%) Web Services
4 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.38%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 4 (10.26%) SOAP
6 4 (10.26%) WCF
6 4 (10.26%) REST
7 2 (5.13%) MDX
7 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.13%) jQuery
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.56%) JSON
8 1 (2.56%) Ajax
8 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.56%) XML
8 1 (2.56%) DOM
8 1 (2.56%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
1 2 (5.13%) Solaris
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Asset Management
2 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) ETL
4 3 (7.69%) MVC
4 3 (7.69%) Scrum
4 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 3 (7.69%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (5.13%) User Stories
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) TDD
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.13%) Use Case
5 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) SOA
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) Tcl
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (7.69%) CCSA
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
2 4 (10.26%) Akamai
3 3 (7.69%) Juniper
3 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.13%) Blue Coat
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) PayPal